All posts tagged: Hip Hop

Young Fathers ‘Lord’ Video

Continuing to push musical boundaries, Edinburgh-based band Young Fathers have shared the video to their powerful single ‘Lord’. Directed by Rianne White, striking clips of Alloysious Massaquoi riding a horse in the ocean along with the singer splashing in the water resemble a cleansing of sorts. The track finds the trio continuing to fine tune their unorthodox electronic meets Hip-Hop sound whilst still incorporating gospel-like melodies. ‘Lord’ is out now via Ninja Tune. Have a look; Read more […]

Listen to Husky Loop’s ‘Fading Out’

London-based trio Husky Loops are set to release their new record ‘EP2’ on October 6th. Having recently unveiled their video ‘Girl Who Wants To Travel The World’, the band now bring forth their new single ‘Fading Out’. Never shy of experimenting and pushing their sound further than previously, staggering guitar lines sit atop swinging, Hip-Hop-style drums thumps, all floating on one wavy rhythm.

Shigeto ft. ZelooperZ ‘Barry White’ Video

Detroit’s Shigeto brings forth his video for the track ‘Barry White’ featuring rapper ZelooperZ. Directed by Voiid Studio, the visuals feature the two Detroit natives kicking it in a house party but then flips to a darker tone with ghostly-like people strolling through eerie hallways. The song is taken from Shigeto’s upcoming album ‘The New Monday’, out October 6th on Ghostly International.

King Krule ‘Dum Surfer’ Video

Archy Marshall aka King Krule returns the video for his latest single ‘Dum Surfer’. Definitely on the darker side, a sickly and zombie looking Marshall and band mates perform in a venue in front of a handful people of people, mostly elder, and a stricken looking young adult. Directed by Brother Willis, the visuals are shot in a nostalgic Super 8 film styling, adding another level of grit to the video. The song is taken from King Krule’s forthcoming album ‘The OOZ’, out October 13th on XL Recordings/True Panther Sounds.

Shigeto Shares Latest Single ‘Don’t Trip’

Detroit’s Shigeto is set to release his new album ‘The New Monday’ on October 6th via Ghostly International. Inspired by his hometown of ‘The D’, the producer has unveiled a new single titled ‘Don’t Trip’. Fusing soulful and jazz-based keys with funk, all driven by hard-hitting tribal drums, this cut is definitely for those who want to zone out. Have a listen.

King Krule ‘Czech One’ Video

Archy Marshall aka King Krule makes an exciting return with the new song and video ‘Czech One’. The South London artist enlists director Frank Lebon to provide trippy visuals which find Marshall lifted into the air before appearing on a plane with one eye in bandages. Whilst staring out the window, everything from street shots to a girl giving him a cigarette pass by. The video also features King Krule sporting classic suiting that stylistically many may remember from the days of his album ‘6 Feet Beneath The Moon’. ‘Czech One’ is out now as a limited edition 7″ vinyl along with the track ‘Dum Surfer’.

Shigeto ‘Detroit Part II’ Video

The one thing about guys from Detroit, they are definitely proud of their city. Whilst the musical heritage of Detroit is unprecedented, Zach Saginaw aka Shigeto steps up again to pay homage to his hometown. His latest video ‘Detroit Part II’ finds the producer trekking around the D, as well as rocking in the studio as the jazzy Hip-Hop meets club cut plays throughout. The black and white-shot visuals are directed by Brandon Rottman. The song itself is taken from Shigeto’s forthcoming album ‘The New Monday’, out October 6 on Ghostly International. Have a look.

Ghostpoet Unveils His Stunning Song ‘Dopamine If I Do’

Judging from all of the tracks that Ghostpoet has shared taken from his new LP ‘Dark Days & Canapés’, we’re definitely in for a pleasurable ride. Whilst his lead single ‘Immigrant Boogie’ found the South London native tapping into a post-punk sound, his latest song ‘Dopamine If I Do’ is a jazzy and gorgeously constructed piece flowing with lush strings and piano play that reflects Ghostpoet’s continued growth as a well-rounded artist.

Anna Straker Returns with the Moody ‘Ignite Me’

London’s Anna Straker makes her return with a moody nod at the 90s with her new single ‘Ignite Me’. Taking Hip-Hop drum programming as the backbone as soul keys are gently placed on top whilst Straker takes the listener on a poetic storytelling journey. The song follows-up her stellar cover version of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You’ which she shared earlier this year. Consistently wowing fans and critics with her wide range of talent, 2017 is going to be another big year for the artist. Touching Read more […]

Listen to Marlon Percy’s Soulful Single ‘Your Fool’

London’s Marlon Percy has dropped a milky and head-nodding track titled ‘Your Fool’. Extremely soulful with soothing synths riding on top of swinging Hip-Hop drums, the song is taken from Percy’s forthcoming EP ‘The Little Things’.

Regarding ‘Your Fool’, Marlon Percy mentioned:

“This was the first pop song I wrote about love, lust and manipulation. The lyrical content is inspired by the relationships I have witnessed and the power women have over men both sexually and psychologically in today’s society.”